Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to wbrmnews@gmail.com or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

There will be a Country Breakfast Buffet at the Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Road, Union Mills,  Saturday, July 22nd from 7 until 10am.  Adults $6, Children 6-12 $3 and under 6 eat free. 

Operation Backpack is getting ready to start up for the 19th year.  This year, School supplies will be available at the AEC "GYM" for McDowell County School students, K-12, July 24th - August 10th; Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm.  If unable to come during these days and times, supplies will be available at each school when school starts.  Supplies and monetary donations are very much appreciated!  Donations may be dropped off or mailed to the McDowell Board of Education, 334 South Main Street, Marion, NC  28752.  Please make checks to The Endowment Fund and indicate for Operation Backpack.

THE MCDOWELL TRAILS ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL STAKEHOLDERS MEETING JULY 18TH AT 5:30PM IN THE  MARION COMMUNITY BUILDING.  YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND HEAR THE ANNUAL REPORT, COMMUNITY PROJECTS AND UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS... AND TO RENEW

YOUR MEMBERSHIP.  ENJOY LIGHT  REFRESHMENTS AND LEARN HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED.

Mercy Animal Fund  will have a yard sale  from 8 am ‘til 12 and a  hot dog sale from 11 am 'til 2 pm Saturday , July 22 . In front of Dr. Andy Grants office on N. Main St.

The Marion Business Association is making plans for the Sidewalk Yard Sale on Saturday, August 5th.  Spaces are $10.00 each & are by reservation.  Reserve your space now!  Contact the MBA office @ 652-2215.

The MBA’s Summer Concert, featuring The RockaBillys,  will be Friday, July 21, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Marion Shade Shelter.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a classic band!    For more information contact Lou Godfrey at 652-2215.

The Summer Feeding Program has started for children ages 2 to 18 years old who need a free lunch.  Permanent sites are at East Middle School, West Marion Elementary,

Capitol Hill Apartments and Spaulding Apartments.   Meals will be served at the Marion Community Park Monday, Wednesday & Friday.  Meals are free...there is no cost, no application or no identification required.  For More information, check the county web page or call 1-800-3663.

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The tennis  courts at the Community Building will be closed to the public from 8:00 AM until 12:00 Noon this week, due to Tennis Camp being held there.